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blaspheme

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verb blas·pheme \blas-ˈfēm, ˈblas-ˌ\

Simple Definition of blaspheme

  • : to talk about God or religion in a way that does not show respect

Full Definition of blaspheme

blas·phemedblas·phem·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to utter blasphemy

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to speak of or address with irreverence

  5. 2 :  revile, abuse

blas·phem·er play \-ˈfē-mər; ˈblas-ˌfē-mər, -fə-mər\ noun

Examples of blaspheme

  1. He did not curse or blaspheme.

  2. people who have blasphemed against God

  3. people who have blasphemed God



Origin of blaspheme

Middle English blasfemen, from Late Latin blasphemare — more at blame


First Known Use: 14th century



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